(13 November 2010 - Present) Stage: The Merchant of Venice - playing Shylock, at Broadhurst Theatre, New York, USA
6 Biographical Movies |
4 Print Biographies |
22 Interviews |
29 Articles |
9 Pictorials |
25 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on doing Scarecrow
(1973) with Gene Hackman
] Gene and I are two people not very similar. We had to play a very close relationship, but I just didn't think we were as connected as we should have been. We seemed apart. We didn't have altercations, we didn't hate each other. But we didn't communicate, didn't think in the same terms. Gene and I were thrown together, but under ordinary circumstances ...
While Paramount brass dithered over whether to cast him as Michael Corleone in The Godfather
(1972), the role that would make him a star, a frustrated Pacino signed up for the role of Mario Trantino in The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight
(1971). When Paramount finally decided to offer him the role in "The Godfather", it had to buy him out of his contract with MGM. Ironically, the role went to
Diminutive frame, off-set by his formidable bearing